Category Archives: Golden Gate Bridge 75th

On Marina Green!

Yesterday was the first day of the big Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary festival at Marina Green. Lots of things going on all day, a lot today (Sunday), too, including the fireworks spectacular at nightfall. I took a few snapshots,… Continue reading

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Bridge to tomorrow

Tomorrow, the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th anniversary celebration begins! There’s an event where dignitaries present and accept gifts for the Bridge’s birthday. (What do you get a Bridge that has everything?) Midday, the winner of Wells Fargo’s sweepstakes arrives at… Continue reading

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Golden Gate Bridge(-less)

As we approach the big celebration this weekend of the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th anniversary, I’m sharing a few historical images for your enjoyment. This one is from our Corporate Archives. It was taken pre-Bridge—pre-quake, even!—by Willard Worden, a local… Continue reading

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T-minus 5 days…

Next weekend, the Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary celebrationhappens at Marina Green in the City by the Bay. Lots of events, stuff to do—Saturday and Sunday, it’s on! Don’t miss the big fireworks display Sunday night. You know it’s gonna… Continue reading

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Stagecoach ahoy!

We’ve been clueing you in on this all week. “Where’s the Stagecoach?” is your ticket to excitement and fabulous gifts. That is, if, like me, you consider churros fabulous. (They’re definitely a gift!) Tomorrow, May 12, the Wells Fargo Stagecoach… Continue reading

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Where’s the Stagecoach?

As I described Monday, the Wells Fargo Stagecoach will appear at a San Francisco location—as yet undisclosed—on Saturday. This is part of the Golden Gate Bridge 75th anniversary celebration. “Where’s the Stagecoach?” is a simple premise. We have a coach… Continue reading

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We have a Sweepstakes winner!

Today—just a few hours ago, in fact!—in Bordentown, N.J., lucky Joseph H. was announced as winner of our Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary sweepstakes. He is stationed at McGuire AFB, and entered our sweepstakes at an ATM. Congratulations, Airman! On… Continue reading

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Last surviving builder dies

Just saw this—Jake Balestreri passed away at 95. Mr. Baelestreri is believed the last person alive who had been part of building the Golden Gate Bridge. Mr. Baelestreri started working on the bridge when he was 17 years old, one… Continue reading

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Mobile Museum in Corte Madera and Petaluma

Today and tomorrow, Wells Fargo continues participation in the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge: The Mobile Museum is in Corte Madera and Petaluma, Calif. Corte Madera had the name of Adams for a few years after its founding… Continue reading

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Strawberry Village forever

Well, for an afternoon, anyway. Tomorrow in Mill Valley, Calif., Wells Fargo’s Mobile Museum launches its 2012 tour, and continues Wells Fargo’s participation in the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Mobile Museum will be at Strawberry Village,… Continue reading

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